V/Q SPECT protocol provides best practice for pulmonary embolism

May 9, 2013

A multi-step study has determined that SPECT is a superior method of ventilator-perfusion (V/Q) imaging for the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE) and also has indicated an optimal imaging protocol for its application, according to the second phase of the study published May 1 in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.